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Links in the Chain – BIM – Integration -Contract -Management

I want to share this video from The B1M, an excellent video resource for all things BIM. I was immediately struck by the first 30 seconds, where it sets the challenge for organisations wanting to leverage the maximum from emerging technologies. … Continue reading

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Out of time, out of luck: harsh time bars defeat EOT claim

Time bars in contacts have an important function as a method to maintain control and management of cost and time blowouts. They can be difficult to comply with, however non-compliance can be very dangerous, particularly with extensions of time claims. to succeed, every person in your crew (office and site), must understand their responsibility and be engaged with the process. Continue reading

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How an $8.00 Fee Can Save Your Business

How an $8.00 Fee Can Save Your Business The Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR) is a federal government register where details of security interests in personal property can be registered and searched in compliance with the PPSA. The Personal Property … Continue reading

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Getting paid is simple, but it’s not easy….well, it’s not really simple either

Getting paid under a construction contract seems like a simple administrative process, separate from the main game of the business. It is not – it is a complex process that is strictly controlled and defined by contract conditions and legislation. … Continue reading

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Leveraging Mobile Technologies for Business

Breakout paper given at IAMA national conference 2012.  Verscase Hotel, Gold Coast, Australia. LEVERAGING MOBILE TECHNOLOGIES FOR PROFIT on Prezi

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Payment and Licencing – Think about it; every time.

I took a call this week from a distressed (small) subcontractor who had not been paid for his work.  He had been working as a labour-only subcontractor to a licenced subcontractor.    The subcontractor was terminated by the builder who … Continue reading

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How Tablets will Transform Construction

A person with a lot of money (The Owner) decides that they want a building and so they hire an architect. This architect in turn hires a bunch of engineers and all of them start furiously designing the building until The … Continue reading

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